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Earthquake hits Greek islands

Earthquake hits Greek islands

An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.0 has been recorded near the Greek holiday island of Kos in the eastern Aegean Sea.

An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.0 has been recorded near the Greek holiday island of Kos in the eastern Aegean Sea.

Authorities said there were no immediate reports of any injury or serious damage.

The Geodynamic Institute of Athens said the quake occurred at 12.58pm local time (10.58am BST), taking place near the eastern Aegean islands.

Earthquakes are common in Greece and neighbouring Turkey.